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The Resource Woodland gossip : being a free and easy translation from the German, by Mary Louisa Boyle ; illustrated by Frederick Leighton, Esq., A.B.A., the Lady Marion Alford, the Hon. Mrs. Richard Boyle, and the Rev. Spencer Cautley

Woodland gossip : being a free and easy translation from the German, by Mary Louisa Boyle ; illustrated by Frederick Leighton, Esq., A.B.A., the Lady Marion Alford, the Hon. Mrs. Richard Boyle, and the Rev. Spencer Cautley

Label
Woodland gossip : being a free and easy translation from the German
Title
Woodland gossip
Title remainder
being a free and easy translation from the German
Statement of responsibility
by Mary Louisa Boyle ; illustrated by Frederick Leighton, Esq., A.B.A., the Lady Marion Alford, the Hon. Mrs. Richard Boyle, and the Rev. Spencer Cautley
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A children's story by Mary Louisa Boyle about the ability of woodland trees and flowers to talk amongst themselves, loosely based on Edler Herr von und zu (What the wood whispers to itself) by the German writer Gustav Heinrich Gans Putlitz.
Cataloging source
RRR
Citation location within source
247
Citation source
Gernsheim, H. Incunabula of British photographic literature
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
ZZ6020
LC item number
.B79w
Literary form
fiction
Summary expansion
Contemporary reviews point to the similarities between Woodland gossip and Tennyson's Oak, and in fact, Boyle knew Tennyson, whose son Hallam married her niece Audrey. One of Tennyson's most poignant poems of his old age is addressed "To Mary Boyle."
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Woodland gossip : being a free and easy translation from the German, by Mary Louisa Boyle ; illustrated by Frederick Leighton, Esq., A.B.A., the Lady Marion Alford, the Hon. Mrs. Richard Boyle, and the Rev. Spencer Cautley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes 6 mounted sepia photographs, including frontispiece, of woodland vignettes and sketches of fairy characters by the artists named on the title page, leading illustrators of the day, including Frederic Leighton. Woodland gossip claims to be the first children's book to contain original photographs
  • Issued to catch the Christmas trade in publisher's green cloth boards; gilt centerpiece is a cluster of woodland ferns, encircled by title and author in gilt, and enclosed within gilt-ruled borders and elaborate ornamental corner-pieces; lower cover is blind-stamped, without the centerpiece; yellow glazed endpapers; all edges gilt
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
74 pages, [6] leaves of mounted photographic prints
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: In original publisher's binding as issued. Purchase, Simon Beattie, 2015.
Other physical details
albumen
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07964847
  • ucoclc7964847
Label
Woodland gossip : being a free and easy translation from the German, by Mary Louisa Boyle ; illustrated by Frederick Leighton, Esq., A.B.A., the Lady Marion Alford, the Hon. Mrs. Richard Boyle, and the Rev. Spencer Cautley
Publication
Note
  • Includes 6 mounted sepia photographs, including frontispiece, of woodland vignettes and sketches of fairy characters by the artists named on the title page, leading illustrators of the day, including Frederic Leighton. Woodland gossip claims to be the first children's book to contain original photographs
  • Issued to catch the Christmas trade in publisher's green cloth boards; gilt centerpiece is a cluster of woodland ferns, encircled by title and author in gilt, and enclosed within gilt-ruled borders and elaborate ornamental corner-pieces; lower cover is blind-stamped, without the centerpiece; yellow glazed endpapers; all edges gilt
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
74 pages, [6] leaves of mounted photographic prints
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: In original publisher's binding as issued. Purchase, Simon Beattie, 2015.
Other physical details
albumen
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07964847
  • ucoclc7964847

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